Climate Change

Small islands, whether located in the tropics or higher latitudes, have characteristics which make them especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change, sea-level rise, and extreme events (very high confidence) ♦  Sea-level rise is expected to exacerbate inundation, storm surge, erosion and other coastal hazards, thus threatening vital infrastructure, settlements and facilities that support the livelihood of island communities (very high confidence). ♦  There is strong evidence that under most climate change scenarios, water resources in small islands are likely to be seriously compromised (very high confidence). ♦  It is very likely that subsistence and commercial agriculture on small islands will be adversely affected by climate change (high confidence). IPCC 4th Assessment Report, 2007

Climate change

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ToR_Fiji_REDDAdviser_280515 ToR_Fiji_REDDAdviser_280515

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VACANCY -  Fiji REDD+ Adviser
REDD+ Unit, Forestry Department

The Forestry Department is seeking to contract a REDD+ Adviser to head the REDD+ Unit. The REDD+ Adviser will be responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of all tasks outlined in the Readiness Grant Agreement. He/she is expected to collaborate closely with other government agencies, non-governmental agencies, civil society organisations, the private sector, and development partners to achieve this end.

CCCPIR_ResultChain_Comp1-3_280711 CCCPIR_ResultChain_Comp1-3_280711

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